The cuckoo's haiku

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Candlewick Press,
Pub. Date:
2009.
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English
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A joyful primer on the pleasures of bird-watching merges haiku, notes for identifying species, and exquisite watercolor illustrations.In spare and graceful words, poet and birder Michael J. Rosen capturesthe forecasting call of the mysterious cuckoo as well as essential characteristics of more than twenty commonly seen North American birds. This artfully compiled fi eld notebook — enriched by the evocative artwork of watercolorist Stan Fellows — captures the excitement of recognizing a bird, whether a darting kingfi sher, a wandering wild turkey, or a chirpy house sparrow.
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9780763630492
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table_of_contents Spring: Eastern bluebird -- Canada goose -- American goldfinch -- Northern cardinal -- American crow -- Ruby-throated hummingbird -- Mourning dove -- Summer: Chimney swift -- Belted kingfisher -- Barred owl -- Great blue heron -- Pileated woodpecker -- Northern mockingbird -- Common grackle -- Autumn: Cedar waxwing -- White-breasted nuthatch -- European starling -- American robin -- Black-billed cuckoo -- Winter: Dark-eyed junco -- Wild turkey -- Blue jay -- House sparrow -- Purple finch.
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title The cuckoo's haiku
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